| Jan 29, 2013
If conference realignment has taught us anything, it's this. Believe nothing you hear, half of what you read and even after the news conference, hold your breath. More change is coming.
So when Big East commissioner Mike Aresco, the featured speaker...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 2:59 PM
What's in a name?
For the schools of the Catholic 7 — Georgetown, St. John's, Villanova, Seton Hall, Providence, Marquette and DePaul — it's everything.
With no maiden name to fall back on, the Catholic 7 members were forced to do the next...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:23 PM
With the glitz and glamour of winning a state championship and playing in a national all-star game out of the way, it’s time for numerous top-dog college-football prospects to get down to business.
One of the most coveted prospects in Florida,...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:57 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After this game was over, after Teddy Bridgewater's wrist was fractured and he could barely walk, after UConn had enjoyed one of the finest football victories in program history, sackmaster Trevardo Williams made an observation...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:36 AM
In November of 2009, I played my final football game for the University of Notre Dame. As I walked away from a once-glorious football program, I saw a program that was in disarray. I witnessed a program whose team "leaders" decided to not go to a bowl...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:29 PM
College football fans are generally pretty clear about their feelings on Notre Dame.
You either love 'em or hate 'em.
For so long, they've been the NCAA's trophy wife minus the trophy. But this year, they've finally got style and substance and for...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:20 PM
We begin the reporting for this story with a premise: The Big Ten tournament title game is an afterthought. Or more accurately, a before-thought.
It's the amuse bouche before a 12-course meal, the mixed greens stalling the delivery of your porterhouse....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:24 PM
They had the television market, the province of 21st century greed, and they had the academics, the province of 19th century purity. Those in power at Connecticut's flagship university were hopeful that they would help carry the day for admission into the...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The hours before Selection Sunday are what Lakers announcer Chick Hearn used to call "nervous time."
Defending national champion Kentucky might want to chew on some of Jerry Tarkanian's old towels after probably blowing its bubble bid with an early...
| Mar 30, 2013
Davante Gardner doesn't start for Marquette's basketball team. He doesn't lead the Golden Eagles in scoring, rebounding or assists. Indeed, the most notable number associated with Gardner may be his weight — he carries 290 pounds on a 6-foot-8...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Memo to Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly: You lost.
Alabama made your team look like Division II Grand Valley State in comparison during the BCS championship game Monday night that wasn't your finest hour or three of coaching. You panicked offensively after...